June 1, 1945

BRIEFING

Down the Years in AVIATION'S LOG

RUSSIA AND AMERICA ALLIES— or else...

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BRIEFING

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Down the Years in AVIATION'S LOG

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RUSSIA AND AMERICA ALLIES— or else...

VICTORY in Europe was won only through the combined endeavor of the United Nations. Only through sustained joint effort can the fruits of that victory be reaped. Without disparaging the truly heroic contributions of others, three of the Allies may fairly be credited with having made the major contributions to victory over the European Axis — the United Kingdom, Russia, and the United States.
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EDITORIAL

FOUR IMMEDIATE STEPS TO PERMANENT PEACE

ONCE AGAIN the inevitable course of history has exploded the superman myth. Once again events have proved that crime, among nations as among individuals, does not pay. But if crime doesn’t pay it does cost. In our sober reflections during the period between victories we should try to evaluate that cost to date in casualties, in dollars, and in the social and economic implications of the greatest of world upheavals so far.
106107

Carrier Aircraft Maintenance Is Really Tough

An AVIATION editor aboard one of Navy's newest flat-tops shows how crews overcome myriad complications of space, equipment, and weather to "keep 'em flying."

108109

Australian Boom Hinges on Private Enterprise

Vast expansion in transport network and maintenance of production capacity is seen if government monopoly can be avoided in the "down under" continent.

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How to Estimate Costs In Feeder Airline Operations

Detailed here is a sound procedure for measuring direct and indirect feeder expenses, together with a method for balancing them against potential income as a means of predetermining profitability of proposed operations.

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MARKETING

NOVEL PRESENTATION PROMOTES FLIGHT COURSES

Faced with the problem of making sales among several classes of flight prospects in a single campaign, Wiggins Airways devised this unusual—and highly effective—piece of advertising.
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FINANCE

Forecast New Type Loans For Transport Expansion

Analysis of banking group study shows domestic and international route growth will require $750,000,000 new funds for flying and ground equipment, bringing additional items to balance sheets. Hence experts—

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Aviation Research—Design—Production

DESIGNING TOMORROW'S PERSONAL PLANE

Inaugurating a most important series by one of America's outstanding aeronautical consultants, dealing with all phases of problems to be whipped in developing aircraft for the mass market... This first article considers the basic approach to engineering the lightplane for safety, economy, and performance.

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